Enable 2-Factor Authentication on your Instaclustr Account
Two-factor authentication uses both your password (something you know) and a one-time password generated by an app on your smart-phone (something that you possess) to secure your Instaclustr account.
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Before you start, you will need an OTP password app. We suggest one of the following:
Google Play Store
|Windows 10 Mobile|
|OTP Auth ¹ ² ³|
|Google Authenticator ¹ ²|
Red Hat, Inc.
|Tofu Authenticator ¹ ²|
|Sophos Authenticator ¹ ²|
|Search for “TOTP” on the App Store for more apps.|
¹ Compatible with iPhone & iPod Touch.
² Compatible with iPad.
³ Offers Apple Watch app.
|Search for “TOTP” on Google Play for more apps.|
For Android devices not utilizing Google Play services, search for “TOTP” on the device manufactures’ store.
|Search for “TOTP” on the Windows Store for more apps.|
Steps to Enable:
- Log onto the Console and click the User tab:
- Click the Enable button next to Two-factor Authentication:
- Scan the QR code with your favourite TOTP app, enter the generated code and click Verify & Enable button to confirm.
- If 2FA is successfully enabled on your account, a confirmation message will appear:
Once 2FA is enabled on your account, you will need to enter both your password AND the code generated by your OTP app: